Cars piled high after flood
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Italy floods leave six dead in Genoa

At least six people were killed when the Italian port city of Genoa was hit by flash floods during torrential rainfall.

Five of the victims, including two children, died when the lobby of an apartment block in which they had sought shelter flooded.

A woman was apparently crushed by cars being swept away by the water.

The people of Genoa have begun to clear the damage after the flash floods sent torrents of water rushing through the streets, sweeping up everything in its path.

  • 04 Nov 2011
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